We all know how fantastic working out is for your health. But what happens when your workouts aren't delivering the results you want? Or you're not getting the results you think you should be getting? While any kind of physical activity is go... Read more
I was not very athletic in school. All elbows and knees and very little ability, I was usually the last one picked for teams. It was clear to me at a young age that my future lay in books, not basketballs, so I accepted my lack of athletic skills and... Read more
It’s the time of year when those New Year’s Resolutions are getting more difficult to keep, and the winter weather isn’t making it any easier. You probably had a lot of enthusiasm for the first few weeks—you joined the gym, ex... Read more
I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend... Read more
Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move.
But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i... Read more
Been doing great planning my meals, tracking, and eating right. Here is the problem to day is first work lunch since I started back on here. Of course I work with great guys who love bad food places any ideas?... Read more
I just washed my gym bag for the first time in quite a while and boy is it nice to have it clean! Mine is huge and full of stuff, so I rarely take everything out to wash it.
Now that I am putting it back together, I wonder what other people h... Read more
Day 2 didn't start off as planned I could not get myself out of bed at 4am to go to the gym on the plus side I went out and watched the Texans game last night and did not drink.. as for the gym I'm going to fit it into my evening schedule..... Read more
The apocalypse does not arrive simutlaneously with the eating of a double with cheese at Wendy's. Plan for whatever your "special" item is, don't exceed your plan, and enjoy the doggone thing. Works well as a reward for reaching goals, again, if not... Read more
A team to meet others that have had WLS and planning or trying to maintain weight after being post-op for years. All is welcome friends and family too. Our path on this journey never ends.... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Child obesity rates drop 43% in past decade USA TodayGood news: Far fewer kids ages two to five are obese today compared with eight years ago. Bad news: Experts warn the nu... Read more
By Katherine Ragland, aka VEGGIELADY4LIFE
If you struggle with an insane work or home routine, I can certainly relate. As a married fourth-year medical student with two very demanding dogs and a food and nutrition blog, I often struggle with fi... Read more
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